1. UN Security Council to convene over North Korea's missile supply to Russia

    A United Nations Security Council meeting has been convened to discuss North Korea ’s supply of ballistic missiles to Russia, which are being used to attack Ukraine, Serhiy Kyslytsya, Ukraine's United Nations representative reported on X (Twitter) on Jan. 5. “The issue of North Kor
  2. Defense Ministry mulling e-notifications to replace draft notices

    Ukraine is considering implementing an e-notification system to replace draft notices for men who are conscripted, Defense Minister Rustem Umerov said in an interview with public broadcaster Suspilne on Dec. 23. This is a rather complex process that needs to be discussed step by s
  3. Yule – a celebration of the return of light and warmth

    By Helen A. Berger, Brandeis University Yule will be celebrated by Wiccans and many other Pagans in the Northern Hemisphere on Dec. 21, the day of the winter solstice. For Pagans, the shortest day of the year marks the end of the descent into darkness and the beginning of the retu